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Governor Makinde slashes salaries of senior political appointees

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has slashed the salaries of senior political appointees in his administration by 50 percent.

The Governor made the announcement while addressing workers at a Workers’ Day event at the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Secretariat in Ibadan, the state capital. He also confirmed that the state’s lawmakers also agreed to cut their salaries by 30 percent.

Makinde disclosed that his government is working hard to mitigate the shock of the pandemic on the state’s economy, and will also ensure that salaries would continue to be paid regularly by the 25th of every month.


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